This month in trucking history – June 2019
This month in trucking history…
JUNE 29, 1956
President Dwight Eisenhower signed into law the Federal-Aid Highway Act, which created a 41,000-mile “National System of Interstate and Defense Highways.”
JUNE 7, 2004
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a unanimous decision that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration was not required to conduct a full environmental impact study of Mexican trucks operating within the United States – thereby allowing their entry onto U.S. highways.
JUNE 5, 2015
The Federal Highway Administration said in a report that there was no need to increase current truck size weight limits on America’s highways.
JUNE 29, 2018
The FMCSA proposed a change to the entry-level driver training regulations that would make it easier to upgrade a Class B CDL to a Class A. The rule is set to go into effect Feb. 7, 2020. LL